The Official Malkoff Junkie thread - Part 2

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Raze

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I like how the Triad 'balances' the look on the 18650 HD. Somehow it looks proportional with the Triad.
 

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Do you guys know if you put in a zero resistance brass tail cap from over ready in a surefire tail cap

Then on a Malkoff body if you can increase your lumens and voltage to your drop in specifically making the low side on my md2 hi lo ring brighter I'm having issues spending that much for the upgrade. The stock Malkoff tail caps have never failed me
 

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IIRC, the zero res tailcap inserts are beneficial in direct drive applications where the stock innards may not cope well with the higher amperage allowed by the direct drive setups. As per Oveready, there is really no visible increase in output, just reliability... Hope that helps.
 

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Do you guys know if you put in a zero resistance brass tail cap from over ready in a surefire tail cap

Then on a Malkoff body if you can increase your lumens and voltage to your drop in specifically making the low side on my md2 hi lo ring brighter I'm having issues spending that much for the upgrade. The stock Malkoff tail caps have never failed me

I've done it on my MD4 Hound Dog. It does work, BUT, the shorter conical spring in the head (as opposed to the long stiff ones on P60's and the Overready Mini Turbohead) crushes flat and then crushes the nipple on the top of the cell. Also the action is very stiff and momentary is almost impossible. I used it for a week like this and decided the cell damage and possible head damage were not worth it. Haven't tried it with flat tops, but I'd still worry about damage to the head. I imagine it would work better if a couple of mm were shaved off the Zerorez.
I really like the Zerorez switches, but regretfully have gone back to a McClicky in a Triad Tail.
There was no noticeable improvement in output on my HD. I tried both the ZRT and the ZRM.
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Thank you guys so much glad you can find a place like this to talk to other Malkoff junkies and bounce ideas off each other

Sounds like I'll be saving my cash for another drop in rather then the zero res insert I don't feel like trying to grind off the brass so it Doesn't crush my brand new orbtronic cells sounds like a pain in the *** to me
 

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Thinking about it, even if you ground down the Zerorez, you'd need a stouter longer spring on the head. I'm drawing the line at modding my Malkoffs, they are sacrosanct.
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The output on high of 450 lumens is very nice, which surpasses the M61 SHO (which won't operate at all from a single Li-Ion). I also like its 5700K specification.
 
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Gene,

Any plans for a single mode 400 - 500 Lumen drop-in for the MD2?

I really want this!

Thanks!
 
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That's a Ton of lumens


My M61 LL with a true 100 out the front lumens has been enough light for me to do everything I have ever asked of it I'll be Honest it's a few shades to bright while working inside sometimes it blinds some of my crew members while taking care of patients in the field
The other day my m61LL was put to the test we had a crazed druggie on pcp hiding in a field we had to go search for him I had enough light to search with total ease and the 10 hour runtime was a indescribable mental comfort talk about guilt free lumens !
 
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I wish I could find a M61NLL. Anyone want to sell me one [emoji1]
 

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The M61LL is an excellent drop in.
All of Malkoff's drop ins are very versatile no matter the output. They have an excellent balance of beam, brightness and runtime. With the MDC heads doing 450 lumens I don't see it as a stretch to put that in the form factor of a traditional drop-in single mode @ 450 for 1.5hrs to fit the MD2. With the high / low ring you still have access to a very useful 25ish lumens ( my most used mode with 30ish hours at full output ).

As great as the MDC is, I feel comfortable assuming there would a sizable demand to have that available to MD2 owners.
 

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read quite a bit of this thread and have seen next to no mention of the Malkoff Maglight drop ins. Have all 3 of them love the 300 lumen XP-G2 and 700 lumen XM-L2 the most. The 700 lumen drop in I swear took my 4D cell Mag (powered my 11000mah Powerex) from 35000 candela to 70k the beam is amazing. Just my 2 cents
 

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How many amps power the the new XP-L MDC? 5700K is close enough to neutral so I would love to buy just the head. It would murder my 1.4 amp neutral XP-G2
 

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Does anyone use the candlepower Forum app from a mobile device I can't upload photos from my iPhone !

I originally could, but after the recent change (Panjo addition) I could not. It seems to be a link that works after I post but not sure if others can access it.

Back to topic, is anyone using the new 2xCR123 bodies with an Aleph bezel?.


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